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Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham (mutt) was established by Sri Adi Sankara in the year 482 B.C. and has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Ancient peetham started by Sri Adi Sankarar. Don’t miss the Chandramouleeswarar poojai. Visit maha... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham (mutt) was established by Sri Adi Sankara in the year 482 B.C. and has the distinction of an unbroken line of 70 Acharyas - spiritual leaders. The Kamakoti Peetam is named after Goddess Kamakshi referred locally as Kamakoti or Goddess Durga....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Complete disciple of Maha periyava, want to witness Chandramouleeswara pooja which Adhisankar used to do. But asking for time of performance, reply was very pathetic and I am sure they are noticing people attire (I went with jean Tshirt with backbag- seeing more temples on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ancient peetham started by Sri Adi Sankarar. Don’t miss the Chandramouleeswarar poojai. Visit maha Periyavar Brindavan which is extremely powerful. Round the maha Periyavar Brindavan four times. Also see the room in which he used to meet and bless all people. They provide annadanam for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 468maheswarin
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Went today after so many years. It's as good as it was always. Saw vijayendra swamigal and got good blessings. Feels god is next to you. Happy darshan.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Visit the peedam of Kanchi periyava and get the blessing. Able to visit aachariyar on normal days.Carnatic music played with jaladharangam was mesmerizing.Food was provided in the backyard.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham located at Kanchi inTamil Nadu is widely regarded to have been established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya. Kanchipuram is known to be an ancient city of temples and a seat of literary pursuits. The poet laureate of the Gupta Court, Poet Kalidasa had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

The life like statue of the Periyawal is a must see. There was a lot of new building work going on when w visited.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Place of great significance for its the seat of the acharya or the gurus from the Sankara’s Kanchi mutt lineage. Place holds the samadhi/Vrindavan of the previous two acharyas as well. Houses temple as well, in addition to the Veda patashalas (Veda schools) and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This used to be a place buzzing with activity when the Maha Periyavar was heading the Mutt. Of late the crowd has considerably come down for a variety of reasons. However the Poojas that are performed here are really very vibrant. Especailly the Chandramouliswarar Pooja...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank RamGanesan
Reviewed 18 March 2018

The said holy place still possess the culture and tradition well maintained by Peethaam. Wish them all the best!

Date of experience: March 2018
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24 August 2018|
Response from RamGanesan | Reviewed this property |
Tamil written in English is difficult to understand. While I get the message what u have written, such queries can be addressed only by the Mutt. It is better u go in person and ask the trustee. Hope this helps
21 February 2018|
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Response from Ganeshan M | Reviewed this property |
Hello!!! Before I could, Bala has already answered the question and hence there is nothing more to add. However, it is my personal opinion that rather than you purchasing the saree, kindly contribute to the anna danam at... More
24 March 2017|
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Response from shrinagesh | Reviewed this property |
In June, hE is traveling. Please check on mutt website